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Study: Distracted Driving Among Teens At All-time High

The study also revealed that while most teens understand the risks of texting while driving, they are less aware of other distractions, like eating and drinking in the car.

03/19/2015

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More Pressure During The Fragile Teen Years

Some say that this generation of teens is having a greater struggle than previous generations because of increased exposure to adult issues.

03/18/2015

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Local Teen Playing With Gun Accidentally Shoots And Kills Classmate

He was shot Thursday afternoon inside the third floor of his friend’s Kensington house.

03/11/2015

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The Specialty Of Adolescent Medicine

Many pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job – but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.

02/16/2015

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3 On Your Side: Teens Flee Facebook

A new survey finds that for the first time Facebook use is declining among teens. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, a large number of kids ages 13 to 17 are dropping off the social media site.

02/02/2015

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Good News Bad News Stats For Teen Substance Abuse

The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.

12/23/2014

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Survey: E-Cigarettes Surpass Regular Cigs In Teen Use

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.

12/17/2014

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/09/2014

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Police: Delaware Teens Use Paintball Gun In Robbery Attempt

Four teenagers were arrested in Wilmington after police they say three of them tried to use a paintball gun to rob several people.

12/05/2014

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Earlier School Start Times Result In Higher Crash Rates For Teen Drivers

New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.

11/24/2014

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Students’ Character Counts As A Predictor Of Success

A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.

11/10/2014

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2 Local Professors’ Research Finds Teens Having “Sex Parties” Is Mostly Just An Urban Legend

It’s a sign of the times, stories of sexual misbehavior by seemingly a whole generation of young people. The good news is, say two local researchers, that it’s largely not true.

10/05/2014

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Trends In Teen Drinking Habits

Teenagers who try their first alcoholic drink at a young age are more likely to get intoxicated while young and drink more frequently.

10/03/2014

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Pediatricians Urge Use Of IUDs Or Implants For Teen Girls

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group recommends.

09/29/2014

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Police Release Sketches Of Teens Wanted In Attack Of 12-Year-Old In Wheelchair

Police in Delaware are searching for two juveniles who robbed a 12-year-old confined to a wheelchair.

09/09/2014

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